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North Korea Slams US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report Describing It as ‘Rogue State’
June 06, 2019
North Korea Slams US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report Describing It as ‘Rogue State’
Pyongyang takes aim at a recent U.S. strategy document.
North Korea Slams US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report Describing It as ‘Rogue State’
The US-China Huawei Spat: Risks to the Global IP Protection Regime
May 30, 2019
The US-China Huawei Spat: Risks to the Global IP Protection Regime
The weaponization of intellectual property can obscure critical realities.
The US-China Huawei Spat: Risks to the Global IP Protection Regime
What George Marshall Learned From His Time in China
May 03, 2019
What George Marshall Learned From His Time in China
Marshall couldn’t stop the Chinese Civil War, but what did he learn?
What George Marshall Learned From His Time in China
North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’
April 15, 2019
North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’
North Korea’s leader also emphasized that his relationship with Trump remained positive.
North Korean Leader: Third US Summit Depends on Whether US Can Make ’Bold Decision’
With New South China Sea Tensions With Philippines, China Overplays Its Hand
April 15, 2019
With New South China Sea Tensions With Philippines, China Overplays Its Hand
China’s attempts to test the U.S.-Philippine alliance may strengthen the alliance at a critical time.
With New South China Sea Tensions With Philippines, China Overplays Its Hand
Micah Zenko on the Dangers of the US Threat-Industrial Complex
April 01, 2019
Micah Zenko on the Dangers of the US Threat-Industrial Complex
Why the U.S. public is being fed a steady diet of inflated foreign threats to the country’s national security.
Micah Zenko on the Dangers of the US Threat-Industrial Complex
US Foreign Policy: The Hill Strikes Back
February 06, 2019
US Foreign Policy: The Hill Strikes Back
Congress, not the generals, is the best hedge against wayward U.S. foreign policy.
US Foreign Policy: The Hill Strikes Back
Ahead of Second Summit, Kim Jong Un Expresses ’Great Satisfaction’ at Letter From Trump
January 24, 2019
Ahead of Second Summit, Kim Jong Un Expresses ’Great Satisfaction’ at Letter From Trump
The North Korean leader expressed his willingness to meet Trump for a second summit.
Ahead of Second Summit, Kim Jong Un Expresses ’Great Satisfaction’ at Letter From Trump
Assessing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
January 19, 2019
Assessing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
What is the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act and what will it do?
Assessing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act
Challenges for the US-China Trade War ‘Truce‘
January 08, 2019
Challenges for the US-China Trade War ‘Truce‘
We have seen some progress, but a real deal remains difficult.
Challenges for the US-China Trade War ‘Truce‘
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
January 08, 2019
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
ARIA is a significant step toward a more engaged U.S. posture in Asia.
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces to Resign Effective February 2019
December 21, 2018
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces to Resign Effective February 2019
Mattis announces that February 28, 2019, will be his last day in office.
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis Announces to Resign Effective February 2019
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
October 16, 2018
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
Tensions are rising in the South China Sea.
From a Slow Simmer to a Boil: Managing Tensions in a Heating South China Sea
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
October 05, 2018
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
“Anyone wanting to commit ground troops to Asia should have his head examined," Kennedy wrote of MacArthur's advice.
A New Take on General MacArthur’s Warning to JFK to Avoid a Land War in Asia
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
October 04, 2018
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
North Korea is looking to open up a path to sanctions relief.
US-North Korea Talks Are About to Spin Up Again: What Does Pyongyang Really Want?
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
September 14, 2018
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
The president’s successor will need to offer a path forward that addresses our current self-serving American approach.
The Damage Is Done: Trump and the Asia-Pacific
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